Development Economics: Theories & Empiries

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Economics

Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
Dev Econ: Theories Empiries
Spring 2023
Taught By: Amit Roy
Section: A

CRN: 13274

Credits: 4

This course is aimed at developing the understanding of students about “development” and “underdevelopment”. It will be divided into two broad parts. The first part will focus on the critical analysis of the definition and various measurements of development and key concepts related to it like human development, poverty, and inequality. This part will also discuss the consequences of poverty, income, gender, and racial inequalities, and pandemic on human development. The second and the most significant part of this course will highlight the core theories of economic development of human society including (i) Classical Theories of Development: Adam Smith and Ricardian views on Trade & Development, (ii) Marxian vs Rostow Stages of Development, (iii) Extended-Marxian Theories of Capitalist Development (Michał Kalecki, Paul Sweezy, Paul Baran, Rudolf Hilferding, Samir Amin), (iv) Theories of Structural Change, Technology, Growth, and Migration.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Economics (LECO)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: February 5, 2023 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 9:54pm EDT 5/31/2023

Meeting Info:
Days: Monday, Wednesday
Times: 12:00pm - 1:40pm
Building: 6 East 16th Street
Room: 910
Date Range: 1/23/2023 - 5/15/2023